Hand-book of the State of Georgia: Accompanied by a Geological Map of the State

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S. W. Green, Electrotyper, 1878 - 256 Seiten
This scarce reconstruction-era publication sought to encourage repopulation and redevelopment of Georgia following the devastating effects of the Civil War with effusive descriptions of Georgia's many natural resources and cultural advantages.
 

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Seite 156 - ... and no court or ministerial officer in this State shall ever have jurisdiction or authority to enforce any judgment, execution or decree, against the property set apart for such purpose, including such improvements as be made thereon, from time to time, except for taxes, for the purchase!
Seite 203 - ... a liberty of conscience allowed in the worship of God, to all persons inhabiting, or which shall inhabit or be resident within our said province, and that all such persons, except papists, shall have a free exercise of religion; so they be contented with the quiet and peaceable enjoyment of the same, not giving offence or scandal to the government.
Seite 179 - The General Assembly, at its first session after the adoption of this Constitution, shall provide for the appointment of three commissioners...
Seite 105 - He shall prepare, under his own direction, a hand-book describing the geological formation of the various counties of this State, with information as to the general adaptation of the soil of said counties for the various products...
Seite 203 - ... there shall be a liberty of conscience allowed in the worship of God to all Christians (except papists) inhabiting, or which shall inhabit or be resident within our said province or territory.
Seite 214 - ... limestone, salt, and other valuable minerals. These concealed treasures, which should be made tributary to her knowledge and wealth, are worthy of your enlightened consideration, and the provision necessary to a full and scientific examination of them ought not to be longer delayed. I suggest, therefore, the propriety of employing a competent geologist to make a thorough survey of the State, with a view to the ascertainment of its mineral and agricultural resources and the proper location of...
Seite 137 - Edinburgh to 215 tons per acre in Glasgow. An English acre consists of 6,272,640 square inches, and an inch deep of rain on an acre yields 6,272,640 cubic inches of water, which at...
Seite 180 - ... the children of the white and colored races shall not be taught together...
Seite 121 - FLORIDA. Florida was originally settled by the Spaniards, and was held as a Spanish province nearly two hundred years. In 1762 it was ceded by Spain to Great Britain, who divided it into the two provinces of East...
Seite 211 - State, with information as to the general adaptation of the soil of said couuties for the various products of the temperate zone, and for the purpose of giving a more general and careful estimate of the capacity and character of the soil of the counties of this State ; to obtain a correct analysis of the same...

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